EDUCATOR

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Professional Development Curriculum Developer & Facilitator, 2019 - Present

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, District Cadre Staff, 2014 - Present

  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Reserve Teacher, 2010 - 14

  • University of Massachusetts, Epistemology Instructor, 1976 - 79

  • Education Minnesota Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2017

  • University of Massachusetts, Institute of Traffic Engineers Distinguished Alumni Award, 2014

CONTRIBUTOR

  • Facilitating Racial Equity Collaborative. "Defusing the Race Bomb: Our Role as Educators," Instructor. 2019

  • Temple Zaban Homeless Shelter, Co-founder and volunteer of Atlanta's  first shelter for married couples, 1988 - 2003

  • State of Georgia, Chairman of the Governor's High Tech Advisory Council, Engineering Technology Curriculum Committee, 1983-1985

  • The Children's School, Board of Directors, 1974 - 76

 

INNOVATOR

  • SMART Signal Technologies, Inc, President. 2011 - 2014

       Traffic Control Technology

  • Image Sensing Systems, Inc. VP of Sales & Marketing, 2008 - 09

       Traffic Control Technology

  • SMB Automation,Inc President. 2004 - 2006

       Enterprise Software

  • Synaps,Inc., VP of Sales & Marketing, 2002 - 2003

       Design Optimization and Process Engineering Software

  • MENSI S. A., CEO, 1999 - 2001

       3D Laser Scanning Systems, Data Capture and Modeling Software

  • CYCO International, Inc., President. 1995 - 1998

       Document Management Software for CAD Applications

  • GEOVISION, Inc., President, CEO & Chairman, 1985 - 1993

       Desktop Mapping & CD-ROM Geographic Information Systems

  • Minnesota Cup Finalist, SMART Signal, 2013

  • Best Business Practices Award, CYCO, 1998

  • Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, GEOVISION, 1987 & 1989

ORGANIZER

  • Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Local 59, Executive Board, 2016 – 18

  • Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Local 59, Bargaining Team & Organizing Team, 2016 – 18, Steward 2016 - Present

  • Education Minnesota, Representative Convention, Delegate, 2015 - 20

  • AFT Convention, Delegate, 2016; NEA RA, Delegate, 2018, 2020; NEA Resolutions Committee, 2018 - Present

  • District 1199, New England Health Care Employees Union, AFL/CIO, Communications Director, 1979 - 80

  • Connecticut State Labor Council, Delegate, AFL/CIO, 1976

  • United Steelworkers of America, Local 7528, AFL/CIO, Committee Chair and Strike Leader, 1974 - 76

  • University of Bridgeport Organizing Campaign, Local 1199 National Hospital and Nursing Home Union, Lead Organizer and Negotiating Committee Chair, AFL/CIO, 1972 - 74

LEARNER

  • University of Massachusetts, BA Social Thought & Political Economy, 1979

  • University of Minnesota, School of Education and Human Development/Humphrey School Public Policy, Post Graduate Research, 2008 -2020

 

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